Project Manager - State Of Texas Or Similar Federal/State Project Mana

  • Austin Texas

  • Post Date: Jun 18, 2020

  • Salary: $75 - 85 (Per Hour)

Key Skills: Project Management Experience For Large-scale Enterprise Implementations, State Of Texas Or Similar Federal/State Project Management Experience, Project Management /Systems Analyst Experience Leading And Managing Large ERP (or Similar) Projects, Agile (Scrum) Experience, Development Experience, State Of Texas Project Delivery Framework Experience, PeopleSoft Experience

  • Domain: Information And Communication Technology
  • Job Type: Contract - Corp-to-Corp, Contract - Independent, Contract - W2

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Texas Health and Human Services Commission requires the services of 1 Project Manager 2, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Project Manager 2 Category, Emerging Technology Type and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire" and are the property of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Candidates) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by the Texas law. Texas Health and Human Services Commission will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Candidate(s).

Job Description – Implement standard project management industry practices for Agile Teams. Understand the PMI framework as well as how to establish a project organization and methodology within Agile (Scrum) organizations. Understand business and technical objectives of a project and work closely with multiple key project stakeholders. Communicate to clients and IT teams. Create project charters, work plans, and other related project artifacts as necessary. Provide technical support both during work hours and on-call as necessary. Be able to comprehend and communicate complex technical designs and implementations as well as complex business processes. Serve in an analyst capacity as required.

The Worker will need to perform the following tasks and assignments:

• Overseeing design and development work

• Ensuring project meets the standard HHSC guidelines and procedures and developing project artifacts in accordance with Texas Project Delivery Framework

• Managing the project with feature driven Agile methodology, overseeing and tracking development progress, and ensuring project assignments and progresses align with project timelines

• Developing and managing project plans

• Documenting risks, issues, and contingency plans; ensuring resolution of issues and removal of project barriers

• Providing weekly status updates (written and verbal) and conducting regular project team status meetings

• Overseeing the development of SDLC artifacts, ensure business requirements get translated into technical specifications, guide, and facilitate the SDLC process

• Developing and maintaining strong relationships with project sponsors and stakeholders.

• Possessing strong communication and presentation skills

• Possessing strong teamwork skills

• Transferring working knowledge to current staff


• Must possess communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills at all levels of an organization

• Must have experience in managing and coordinating business and technical teams

• Must possess strong presentation skills

• Must possess problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task

• Must possess knowledge of project management and software development methodologies

• Must be able to work independently

• Must be able to work in a diverse team environment

• Must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of partners and stakeholders to ensure understanding of project goals and progress.

• Must be able to retain knowledge of environment and systems once given instruction

• Must be able to work around projects and deadlines with readiness to put in extra effort when necessary

• Must be able to perform related work as assigned

Minimum Requirements:








Project Management Experience for large-scale Enterprise Implementations



State of Texas or Similar Federal/State Project Management Experience



Project Management /Systems Analyst Experience leading and managing large ERP (or similar) projects



Agile (Scrum) Experience



Development Experience



State of Texas Project Delivery Framework Experience



PeopleSoft Experience



State Procurement and Contracting Experience

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